Optical Technician Apprenticeship - WOKING Specsavers

At Specsavers, we’re always looking to the future. Which is where people like you come in. Our apprenticeship scheme gives you the chance to really set yourself up for a great career in a fantastic company and earn a full-time wage at the same time. This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    Working pattern TBA / Working weekends are also a part of this role

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001295761

  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day activities include:

  • Producing customer orders from scratch
  • Interpreting optical prescriptions and drawings
  • Correcting faults and re-assembling of glasses
  • Carrying out testing and adjustments
  • Prepare and maintain materials and equipment
  • You’ll also make sure that you are producing the highest quality assured product

Such benefits which you will receive for working with Specsavers are:

  • Earn a salary whilst learning new skills
  • Structured career opportunities for the future
  • Get experience of full time work and enjoy paid holidays
  • Work for a friendly employer who values you
  • Receive comprehensive and structured training
  • Bag yourself a great qualification
  • Learn transferable as well as job-specific skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Desired skills:

  • Friendly
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable and passionate
  • A willingness to learn

Personal qualities

  • Organisation skills
  • Commitment to work hard
  • Motivation and enthusiasm to deliver a great product

Qualifications required

Qualifications required:

  • A-C GCSE in both English Language and Maths (or equivalent/predicted result)

Future prospects

Your on-the-job training will sit alongside structured learning that will lead to a nationally recognised qualification and at the end of your year as an apprentice, you’ll be a fully-fledged Optical Technician.

Things to consider

Before applying, please check that you are able to travel to the store location on a daily basis bearing in mind the salary etc. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Specsavers is a truly talented organisation and the world's largest optical retailer. We have over 1,750 stores operating in over 10 countries, boasting over 17,000 staff worldwide and over 2,000 support staff globally. We are a revolutionary, dynamic, family run business, continuing to go from strength to strength and proud of it.

Employer

Specsavers

Address

3 Mercia Walk

Woking

GU21 6XS

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Optical Technician Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship standard
  • Health – Spectacle Maker
  • Training provider
  • Specsavers Optical Superstores Limited
  • To find out if there are any Optical Technician Apprenticeship vacancies in your area, or to find out more information, please search the Specsavers Career Site http://jobs.specsavers.co.uk/search-for-jobs/
  • This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.
  • Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Specsavers

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Optical Retail

Training provider

SPECSAVERS OPTICAL SUPERSTORES LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Specsavers


Employer's Application Instructions

To find out if there are any Retail Optical Apprenticeship vacancies in your area, or to find out more information, please search the Specsavers Career Site http://jobs.specsavers.co.uk/search-for-jobs/


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Oct 2017